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UI alumni raise money for wheelchair lift project through Kickstarter

Anando Naqui co-founder of EscaWheel discusses his project and Kickstarter campaign with the media on June June 11.

By Mariah Schaefer

June 14, 2015

Three University of Illinois alumni brought their senior design project to life using Kickstarter, a funding platform for creative projects.Their project, EscaWheel, is a lift that makes it easier for wheelchair users to go up and down stairs.“What we built was more a proof of concept ...